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Two teens arrested with 10,000 firecrackers (updated)

Two teenagers were remanded for five days by Nicosia district court on Sunday after their arrest on Saturday night as part of an operation into the possession of explosive materials.

At around 11pm, while members of the Klirou police station were carrying out checks on traffic in the area they stopped a car in which two 19-year-olds were travelling.

A search of their car found ten boxes which contained a total of 9,980 firecrackers, which weighed almost 30kg.

The two were arrested on the spot.

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